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Moving to Skipton? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Why move to Skipton?

Thinking about moving to Skipton? Here are a few reasons why you should consider moving to Skipton.

You may not know it yet, but the town of Skipton is picture-perfect and found close to the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales. Once coined, the finest high street in the land with its cobbled streets and thriving independent shops. This really is a place worth visiting and living in. 

Skipton is a market town in the Craven district of North Yorkshire in England. This town is located around 27 miles north-west of Leeds. 

The word ‘Skipton’ means ‘sheep town’; the name was first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 and important during the English Civil War and it was a site of a prisoner of war camp during WW1.


What Are The Top 5 Attractions in Skipton?

  • Skipton Castle
  • Hesketh Farm Park
  • Skipton Castle Woods
  • Kilnsey Park 
  • Bolton Abbey Estate


Contact Cobbydale Construction

If you’re interested in buying a property in Skipton whether you’d like to renovate either for profit or just for yourself, you can contact our team at Cobbydale and we can help with the process. 

We’re highly experienced, reliable and trusted builders in the local area of Skipton. Call us today on Keighley 01535 653 530 or Ilkley 01943 630 038, alternatively, you can fill out our online enquiry form, and we’ll be in touch.